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  • David Nunan, Ph.D David Nunan, Ph.D
    David Nunan, Ph.D President Emeritus
    David Nunan TESOL Institute Director
    Professor: TESOL
    Dr. David Nunan is Past President of TESOL, the world's largest language teaching organization and the world's leading textbook series author. David Nunan, Vice-President for Academic...
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  • Rod Ellis, Ph.D. Rod Ellis, Ph.D.
    Rod Ellis, Ph.D. Vice-President of Academic Affairs
    Dean, Graduate School of Education
    Professor of TESOL
    Dr. Rod Ellis is a world-renowned thought leader in the field of Second Language Acquisition. Prof. Ellis, who is TESOL Chair of AU's Graduate School of Education and...
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  • Dr. Hayo Reinders Dr. Hayo Reinders
    Dr. Hayo Reinders Doctor of Education in TESOL Program Director
    Professor: TESOL
    Dr. Hayo Reinders is Director of the Anaheim University Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in TESOL Program. Holding a Ph.D. in Language Teaching and Learning from the University of Auckland, Dr....
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  • Kathleen Bailey,  Ph.D. Kathleen Bailey, Ph.D.
    Kathleen Bailey, Ph.D. Professor: TESOL Kathleen M. Bailey, a Past President of TESOL (1998-1999) and International Research Foundation for English Language Education Chair (TIRF), received her M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (1976) and her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics...
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  • Denise Murray, Ph.D. Denise Murray, Ph.D.
    Denise Murray, Ph.D. Professor: TESOL Dr. Denise Murray served as President of TESOL from 1996-1997 and on the Board of Directors of TESOL for 7 years. TESOL Professor at Anaheim University, Prof. Murray is Emeritus Professor at Macquarie University, Australia, and at San José State...
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  • MaryAnn Christison, Ph.D. MaryAnn Christison, Ph.D.
    MaryAnn Christison, Ph.D. Professor: TESOL A past President of TESOL (1997-1998), MaryAnn Christison serves on the Board of Trustees for The International Research Foundation (TIRF). Holding a Ph.D. in English/Linguistics from the University of Utah, Dr. Christison has been teaching...
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  • Andy Curtis, Ph.D. Andy Curtis, Ph.D.
    Andy Curtis, Ph.D. An expert in the field of Intercultural Communications, Dr. Andy Curtis has worked with teachers and learners in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, North, South and Central America, and he has published articles in journals such as TESOL Quarterly, TESL-EJ and System, as well as several...
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  • Martha Cummings,  Ph.D Martha Cummings, Ph.D
    Martha Cummings, Ph.D. Professor: TESOL Dr. Martha Cummings received her doctorate from Columbia University Teachers College. She has served on the Nominating Committee of TESOL and is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Diversity. Dr. Cummings has taught for The Monterey...
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  • Ken Beatty, Ph.D. Ken Beatty, Ph.D.
    Ken Beatty, Ph.D. Professor: TESOL Dr. Ken Beatty is an expert in the area of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL). Dr. Beatty is the author/co-author of more than 100 textbooks for Pearson, Longman, Oxford University Press, Thomson, Heinle & Heinle and Hong Kong Educational...
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  • Brian Tomlinson,  Ph.D. Brian Tomlinson, Ph.D.
    Brian Tomlinson, Ph.D. Professor: TESOL Dr Brian Tomlinson is considered to be one of the world's leading experts on materials development for language learning. In 1993 he established the world's first MA dedicated to the study of materials development for language learning (at the...
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  • Gary Barkhuizen,  Ph.D. Gary Barkhuizen, Ph.D.
    Gary Barkhuizen, Ph.D. Professor: TESOL Holding both a Doctor and Master of Education in TESOL from Columbia University's Teachers' College, Gary Barkhuizen is a TESOL Professor for the Anaheim University Graduate School of Education and an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied...
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  • In Remembrance:  Ruth Wajnryb,  Ph.D. (1948-2012) In Remembrance: Ruth Wajnryb, Ph.D. (1948-2012)
    Ruth Wajnryb, Ph.D. Former Professor Emeritus TESOL and Graduate School of Education Associate Dean A renowned linguist known for her theory on "Dictogloss", Dr. Ruth Wajnryb served as the word/language columnist for Australia's leading newspaper, the Sydney Morning Herald.
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  • Dr. Luke Plonsky, Ph.D. Dr. Luke Plonsky, Ph.D.
    Luke Plonsky, Ph.D.Luke Plonsky (Ph.D., Michigan State University) specializes in three main areas of applied linguistics and TESOL: second language acquisition, language pedagogy, and research methods. Recent and forthcoming work in these and other areas can be found in virtually all major journals in...
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  • Natsuko Shintani, Ph.D. Natsuko Shintani, Ph.D.
    Professor: TESOL Natsuko Shintani, Ph.D. Natsuko Shintani obtained her PhD from the University of Auckland in 2011. She has worked as a language teacher in Japan and New Zealand, including in her own private language school for children. Her research interests include task-based language...
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  • Jo Mynard, Ph.D Jo Mynard, Ph.D
    Jo Mynard, Ph.D.,Professor: TESOL Jo Mynard, Ph.D. Originally from Wales in the UK, Dr. Jo Mynard is an Associate Professor and Director of the Self-Access Learning Centre (SALC) at Kanda University of International Studies in Japan.

    She completed her Doctorate in...
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